Friday, February 22, 2013

Democratizing Twentieth Century America - Homework Due Mon, Feb 25

Read "Blacks in the Cold War Era"

1 - Take notes 

2 - Answer the following questions:

a) Discuss the gains blacks made via the Supreme Court.
b) Identify: "To Secure These Rights"
c) How did Harry Truman impact the status of blacks?
d) Provide 3 examples of evolution of black voting rights after WWII
e) Discuss NAAWP, White Citizens' Councils and interposition. How did these all impact African Americans?
f) In what ways did whites use violence to resist?
g) What is "white flight"? What caused it and how did impact housing trends?
h) Discuss three gains blacks made regarding employment post WWII.

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